2016: The Year in Charts

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Radio Airplay 1
Sales Data 2
Streaming Data 3
This week's most popular R&B/Hip-Hop songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music. Songs are defined as current if they are newly-released titles, or songs receiving widespread airplay and/or sales activity for the first time.
7 Last Week: 9

Talking About My Baby

Gloria Walker
Last Week 9
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 9
14 Last Week: 5

Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud (Part 1)

James Brown
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
15 Last Week: 4

Court Of Love

The Unifics
Last Week 4
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 13
16 Last Week: 16

From The Teacher To The Preacher

Gene Chandler & Barbara Acklin

Last Week 16
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 11
20 Last Week: 20

How You Gonna Get Respect (When You Haven't Cut Your Process Yet)

Hank Ballard
Last Week 20
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 9
25 Last Week: 24

I Ain't Got To Love Nobody Else

The Masqueraders
Last Week 24
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 13
26 Last Week: 25

I Love You Madly

Fantastic Four

Last Week 25
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 12
29 Last Week: 27

Let Me Down Easy

Little Milton
Last Week 27
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 11
30 Last Week: 42

Don't Be Afraid (Do As I Say)

Frankie Karl & The Dreams

Last Week 42
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 14
32 Last Week: 19

46 Drums - 1 Guitar

Little Carl Carlton

Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 7
39 Last Week: --

You've Got The Power

The Esquires
Last Week --
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 11
40 Last Week: 45

Dresses Too Short

Syl Johnson
Last Week 45
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 9
46 Last Week: --

The Hurt Is Just Beginning

[Champagne]

Last Week --
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 2
48 Last Week: 44

Hi-Heel Sneakers

Jose Feliciano

Last Week 44
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 5
49 Last Week: 43

Harper Valley P.T.A. Gossip

[Champagne]

Last Week 43
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 5
50 Last Week: 50

And Black Is Beautiful

[Champagne]

Last Week 50
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 3